Sep142017

Many organizations will discover too late that survival mode is no longer adequate. A shift has occurred, requiring leaders to exercise more than situational awareness used to identify immediate short-term financial trends. Leaders in the New Normal 2.0 must open their eyes to emerging, even sometimes barely detectable, long-term shifts in the societal and global […]

Sep122017

When training your brain to work at its full potential, you should think of your brain as a gatekeeper for change. Give it what it wants, and it will help you evolve and grow into an effective leader. Don’t give it what it wants, and it might make you feel apathetic, dull, fearful of the […]

Sep072017

My passion is helping leaders find their purpose. It is helping them to identify what it is that provides the motivation to move their teams from good to great. When working with leaders who wish to inspire action within their organization, I like to share Simon Sinek’s TED talk titled “How Great Leaders Inspire Action.” This […]

Sep062017

It is impossible to calculate the sales dollars lost when a salesperson misses important clues provided by the customer. We found that Fortune 500 top sales performers possess the ability to identify and respond to their client’s specific social styles. Studies indicate that when salespeople do not adjust their behaviors to the buyer’s, they experience […]

Sep052017

Human social evolution lags behind technology. And usually, after social evolution comes political evolution. As technology speeds up, the faster we judge other people. It is the openness to respecting differences that sets those who will thrive from those who will not. Google estimates it takes less than a second for a person to form […]

Sep012017

This summer is our 25th year! A chance to reflect, rebrand and grow. While I’m delighted to reach this milestone, it’s clients who’ve made our work possible. I’ve always believed true genius doesn’t always come from the facilitator, coach or trainer, but mostly it comes from the clients they serve. Our job is to guide you […]

Aug282017

My friend Anton, who is Chief Medical Officer at Mercy Health, and I were prepping for an upcoming team-development event when he shared the name of his presentation for this event: Good leaders are losers. This oxymoronic title provoked the questions: Why? Aren’t good leaders winners? Isn’t the point of leadership based on the goal […]

Aug242017

We deal on a daily basis with executives and teams who want to focus on personal and career development, increase their leadership skills, and transform their career. I frequently find myself thinking of examples in my own life that align with those of my clients. For example, yesterday I was on the paddleboard and noticed […]